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Eating Disorders in Kids: Signs to Look Out For

Children can be fickle eaters under the best of circumstances, which can make recognizing an unhealthy relationship with food difficult. Here are a few warning flags that your child may be developing an eating disorder.

Nov 5th, 2020
How to Navigate a High-Conflict Divorce

The old adage that only a fine line exists between love and hate is proven time and again when it comes to high-conflict divorce. Here’s a look at how we help couples navigate the split while minimizing conflict.

Oct 2nd, 2020
Benefits of DBT for Teens

The teenage years are difficult enough under normal circumstances. If your teen is struggling with mental health issues, the road is made exponentially harder, which is where DBT therapy can make all the difference.

Sep 15th, 2020
How Effective is EMDR?

Most of us experience trauma at some point in our lives, but there are times when unresolved trauma can exact a mental health toll. Explore how eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) can help.

Aug 18th, 2020
Effects of a High-Conflict Divorce on Your Family

In addition to the financial stress, the emotional toll that a high-conflict divorce can have on a family unit is great. Here’s a look at the effects of a high-conflict divorce and how specialized therapy can help.

Jun 18th, 2020
Signs That My Child May Benefit from Play Therapy

Handling mental health issues like depression and anxiety in children can be difficult, thanks to tricky communication issues. This is where play therapy comes in. Explore how this innovative approach may help your child thrive again.

May 26th, 2020
How to Spot the Warning Signs of Substance Abuse

Nearly 20 million Americans over the age of 12 struggle with a substance abuse disorder. Many experts believe the real number may be higher. If you’re worried that you or a loved one may be facing this problem, look out for these signs.

Apr 21st, 2020
A Calm Soul Makes Trying Times Conquerable.

Difficulties give me an opportunity to exercise my focus and determination. During trying times I concentrate on maintaining a calm soul. This approach helps me to conquer the challenges that face me.

Mar 30th, 2020
Coping through Kindness

January is National Mental Wellness month and in the spirit of self-care, let’s discuss the psychological benefits of taking care of others with random acts of kindness.

Feb 19th, 2020
5 Tips for Navigating Social Gatherings with an Eating Disorder

Social gatherings are often centered around food, which can be especially difficult when you’re coping with an eating disorder. We share tips to help you get the most out of time with family and friends without having your disorder overshadow things.

Jan 31st, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jul 21st, 2020
Are You Holding Yourself Back by Judging Others?

To judge others is to form a critical opinion about them. For example, you may decide that your neighbor down the street is an ineffective parent because she’s known to indulge her children or chooses to avoid disciplining them.

Dec 10th, 2019
The Make Up Miracle for Couples Who Argue

Conflict is a natural part of every relationship. As much as you love each other, you sometimes find yourself at odds over how to raise your children, pay off your mortgage, or do the laundry.

Dec 10th, 2019
Love, Trust and Snooping

Technology may have changed the way we snoop, but the underlying reasons remain the same. How do you balance love and trust with your hunger for more information about the people close to you?

Dec 10th, 2019
When a Flower Doesn’t Bloom…

As the seasons begin to change and my garden starts to bear it’s last vegetables, I often think about what gardening has taught me.

Dec 10th, 2019
6 Ways to Overcome Panic

Panic is an emotion that everyone has felt at one time or another. Feeling panic is normal, but if panic is taking over your daily life, it’s time to take action to reduce it.

Dec 10th, 2019
A Moment for Vets

This Memorial Day, let’s take a moment to honor our fallen service members.

Dec 10th, 2019
Southlake Counseling’s DBT Skills Summer Camp

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a research-backed group to help your middle schooler develop effective coping skills, manage self-criticism and improve interpersonal relationships while increasing overall focus, resilience and emotional well-being.

Dec 3rd, 2019
7 Ways to Accept Yourself for Who You Are

Accepting yourself and your situation in life can be a difficult task. Do you tend to be more accepting of others’ mistakes than your own? If so, you’re being too hard on yourself!

Dec 3rd, 2019
EMDR Therapy

The Therapists at Southlake Counseling are highly trained in specialized therapy methods. One of these methods is Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is a scientifically researched and effective therapy for treating post-traumatic

Dec 3rd, 2019
What is Play Therapy?

Play Therapy is a theoretical model of therapy that helps children, with the aid of a trained play therapist, prevent problems, resolve behavioral difficulties and achieve optimal growth and development. 

Dec 3rd, 2019
Managing Digestive Discomfort Possible with Good Nutrition

Do you suffer from any type of digestive disease or discomfort? If you do, you are not alone. According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse, 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from some type of digestive disease or condition.

Jan 2nd, 2010
5 Things to Consider When Creating a Chart System for Kids

Children thrive on attention…. we all know the old adage, “negative attention is better than no attention at all.” Setting a Chore/Discipline chart is a great way to give your child the attention they crave, while creating clear expectations.

Nov 7th, 2009
What are you waiting for?

Things aren’t going well for you, and you don’t really understand why. Compared to other people, your life isn’t all that bad, so why do you often feel like you are trudging through your days carrying a weight on your back?

Oct 10th, 2009
Learn to Love Yourself the Just the Way You Are

But I Want Yours! “I wish my hair was curly like yours!” “No way!!! I wish I had beautiful straight hair like yours!” This conversation is almost universal. It seems that we all want what we don’t have—or perceive that we don’t have.

Oct 2nd, 2009
The Importance of Taking Time for You

Life can be a juggling act that requires a lot of practice. Everything is vying for your time—job, friends, family, social commitments, etc.

Sep 28th, 2009